Aims & History
The aims of the CDTA are to advance education in the field of dance and maintain throughout Canada an organization of qualified dance teachers.
The CDTA was formed in Vancouver, BC and Toronto, Ont in 1949. There were Branches in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Provinces. As of July 1, 2022 we are officially a “Truly National Association”.
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National Executive & Administrative Team
|President –||Shannon Vallée|
|Past President & Exam Registrar||Melody Van Veen|
|Vice-President, Website & Media Director||Julie Dionne|
|Secretary Treasurer –||Barbara Dearborn|
|Administrator –||Paulette Puetz|
|Ballroom/Specialty Dance||Alain Milette|
|Melody Van Veen||AB|
|Marie Anne Longlade-Link||ON|